Hilary Duff (born Hilary Erhard Duff 28.09.87) is an American singer/songwriter who rose to fame for her work on the television show 'Lizzie McGuire', before releasing a self-titled album in 2004.
Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2014, Hilary Duff has a net worth of 25 million USD.
Childhood: Hilary Duff was born in Houston, Texas, to Susan Colleen and Rober Erhard Duff. Duff and her sister Haylie were raised in both Houston and San Antonio, as their father owned a number of convenience stores in the two areas. The sisters began working on acting, singing and dancing in their spare time with the support of their mother, and went ahead and went ahead and began working on various television commercials.
Career: In 1997, Hilary Duff made an uncredited appearance in the television movie 'True Women'. After appearing in various small or uncredited roles, Duff landed the title role on the series 'Lizzie McGuire', which premiered on 12th January 2001. The show ran until 14th February 2004, following the release of 'The Lizzie McGuire Movie' in the previous year. Duff released her debut studio album, 'Santa Claus Lane', during her 'Lizzie McGuire' run, released on 15th October 2002. The album received moderate reviews, and was counted in the Billboard 200, although low, yet it reached high on the Billboard Kids chart.
Duff's second studio album, 'Metamorphosis', was released on 26th August 2003, featuring the singles 'So Yesterday', 'Come Clean', and 'Little Voice'. The album received very mixed reviews, with some critics championing it and others panning it. It also went on to reach the top spot on the US Billboard 200 list. She released her third, self-titled studio album, on 15th September 2004, which again received moderate reviews and reached the second spot on the US Billboard 200 list.
On 10th August 2005, Duff released her first compilation album, 'Most Wanted', which again topped the US Billboard 200 list and received a mix of positive and negative reviews. The album was followed by a second compilation album, '4Ever Hilary', which was released only in Italy in 2006. Hilary Duff then released her fourth studio album, 'Dignity', on 21st March 2007, which received more positive reviews, yet only reached the third spot on the US Billboard 200 list.
Hilary Duff released her first greatest hits album, 'Best of Hilary Duff', on 11th November 2008, which received strong positive reviews but charted poorly. After a decline in her acting and music career, Duff released her first novel, 'Elixir', on 12th October 2010. The sequel novel was released on 11th October 2011, entitled 'Devoted', and was followed by 'True' in 2013. On 23rd July 2014, Duff revealed that she was returning to the music industry, and signed to RCA Records to release her fifth studio album.
Personal Life: On 14th August 2010, Hilary Duff married Mike Comrie, and the couple had a son in March 2012 named Luca Cruz Comrie. On 10th January 2014, Duff and Comrie announced that they were separated, but were still raising their child together. In February 2015, Duff announced that she had official filed for divorced, as well as seeking sole custody of their son.
Biography by Contactmusic.com